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Creston, Nebraska

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The location of Creston

Welcome to Creston ...

The village of Creston is located in Platte County.

The location of Creston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Creston has a population of 203 people<2> (see below for details).

Creston is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Creston lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Creston: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Creston had a population of 203 people. This makes Creston the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Creston represents 0.01% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 338th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 203 people, the population of Creston decreased 5.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 215 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Creston had an population of 203 people (or a decrease of 5.58% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Creston.

Communities near Creston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2018
Clarkson   [Map]   646   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Columbus   [Map]   23,274   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Howells   [Map]   577   E   18 miles [29 km]
Humphrey   [Map]   819   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Leigh   [Map]   426   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lindsay   [Map]   256   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Creston.

Communities Also Named Creston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Creston - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Creston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Creston. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Creston. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Creston.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Creston:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Creston ...

Looking for more information about Creston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Creston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Creston.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Creston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Creston.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Creston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Creston) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Creston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Creston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7080, Longitude: -97.3627     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Creston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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